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  • Photo is courtesy of Activision PS4 Game Review: Call of Duty Black Ops III: Awakening

    “Awakening “is the first DLC that was just released this week for Activision’s “Call of Duty Black Ops III” and it is awesome.

  • Photo courtesy of Scream Factory Blu-ray Review: Hellions

    Scream Factory released “Hellions” this week on Blu-ray, and it is a terrifying new horror film that will have you on edge the entire time you are watching it...

  • Photo courtesy of Universal 1440 Entertainment DVD Review: The Land Before Time: Journey of the Brave

    If you’re looking for a fun and entertaining movie for your kids or family to watch, then I would highly recommend Universal 1440 Entertainment’s “The Land Before Time: Journey of the Brave” on DVD.

  • Photo courtesy of Disney Blu-ray Review: Bridge of Spies Blu-Ray + DVD + Digital HD Combo Pack

    This week Disney and DreamWorks released Steven Spielberg’s “Bridge of Spies” on Blu-ray, DVD and digital HD. I received a Blu-ray/DVD/Digital HD Combo pack of “Bridge of Spies” for review and I really enjoyed it a lot.

  • Photo courtesy of Nintendo 3DS Game Review: Mario & Luigi Paper Jam

    The very first Nintendo game I played was “Super Mario Bros.” on the Nintendo Entertainment System (NES) back in 1986 and ever since I have been a fan of the “Super Mario Bros.” series.
     There has been many “Super Mario Bros.” games released since 1986, and I think I have played them all.

  • Photo courtesy of Scream Factory Blu-ray +DVD Review: Jack’s Back Combo Pack

    This week Scream Factory released “Jack’s Back” in a Blu-ray + DVD Combo pack. I got the opportunity to watch a review copy of it, and I loved it.

    I have never seen “Jack’s Back” before, so I was pretty excited when I received a review copy. I have heard that it was a great film by so many people, and I have to agree with them.

  • Photo courtesy of 2K PS4 Review: WWE 2K16 Future Stars Pack

    Five new WWE superstars have been added to the WWE 2K16 roster in the new “Future Stars Pack” which was released yesterday.

  • Photo courtesy of Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment PS4 Game Review: Lego Marvel's Avengers

    Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment just released Lego Marvel’s Avengers and I got the opportunity to play a review copy of the game early...

  • PS4 Game Review: Gravity Rush Remastered

    Gravity Rush was released on the PS Vita in 2012, and Sony Computer Entertainment just released Gravity Rush Remastered on the PS4 with enhanced graphics. All of the graphics for the characters and backgrounds have been updated and they look fabulous...

  • Photo courtesy of Scream Factory Blu-ray Review: Sonny Boy

    I am still trying to figure out how to even describe “Sonny Boy,” which is Scream Factory’s latest release on Blu-ray. It was weird, disturbing, strange, shocking, interesting - I could go on and on, but I won't.  However, it was great and I did enjoy it...

  • Photo courtesy of Disney Blu-ray Review: Disney's Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs Blu-Ray, DVD and Digitial HD Combo Pack

    I have seen a lot of Disney films, but the one film I've never seen was “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs...

  • Interview with Parker Posey

    KSTP Entertainment Columnist Aaron Chalich had the opportunity to do a phone interview with actress Parker Posey talking about the film "Irrational Man" which was released on Blu-ray and DVD this week...

  • Photo courtesy of NECA Figure Reviews: NECA's Friday the 13th "Jason Lives" and Video Game Appearance Jason with Music

    NECA releases some of the most amazing looking action figures and they have tons of licenses for many popular movies, comic and video game franchises. One of my favorite horror movie series is Friday the 13 and NECA has released some of the coolest looking Jason figures. They are very detailed and it's clear that the artists and designers took their time to develop the best looking and most accurate figure they could for the fans...

  • Photo is courtesy of Capcom PS4 Review: Resident Evil 0

    I am a huge fan of the “Resident Evil” series since it was first released on PlayStation in 1996. Through the years I have played just about every “Resident Evil” game that has come out. The games are thrilling, terrifying and full of disgusting creatures. Capcom just released “Resident Evil 0” on the PlayStation 4 and it looks and sounds fabulous in HD...

  • Photo is courtesy of Atlas USA PS4 Review: The Deadly Tower of Monsters

    Wow! I just played an amazing and hilarious new game from Atlas USA called “The Deadly Tower of Monsters” on the PS4. As you may know from many of my reviews, I really enjoy B-movies, and “The Deadly Tower of Monsters” is like watching a really bad B-movie from the 60’s.

  • Photo courtesy of Mill Creek Enterainment DVD Review: Mary Higgins Clark: Bestselling Mystery Collection

    I really enjoy ready thrilling mystery novels and I one book that I really enjoyed a lot was a book called “Where Are The Children?” written by Mary Higgins Clark. It was a thrilling and suspenseful story about a man who kidnaps two young children and their parents desperately search for them. There is a connection between the man, the children, and woman...

  • Photo is courtesy of Scream Factory Blu-Ray Review: The Guardian

    It has been many years since I’ve seen the film “The Guardian.” I thought it was great back in 1990 when it was released, and I still do today. Scream Factory just released “The Guardian” on Blu-ray, and after watching a review copy, I think it looks and sounds amazing in HD...

  • Photo is courtesy of Mill Creek Entertainment DVD Review: Grimm's Fairy Tales

    Mill Creek Entertainment just released “Grimm’s Fairy Tales: Retold By Eric Carle” on DVD and I just finished watching a review copy with my family. I really enjoyed it a lot and so did my family...

  • Photo is courtesy of Scream Factory Blu-ray Review: The House Where Evil Dwells/Ghost Warrior Double Feature

    Scream Factory just released “The House Where Evil Dwells “and “Ghost Warrior” as a double feature on Blu-ray and it is awesome...

  • Photo courtesy of Aaron Chalich Review: Trans-Siberian Orchestra: Ghosts of Christmas Eve

    Last night, the Trans-Siberian Orchestra was at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul, and it was one of the most spectacular and emotional concerts I have ever experienced...

  • Photo courtesy of 2K PS4 Review: WWE 2K16 Season Pass

    This past weekend I received a review code for 2K’s “WWE 2K16” Season Pass on the PS4 and was able to download some pretty awesome characters and features for the game.

  • Photo courtesy of Scream Factory Blu-Ray Review: The Brain That Wouldn't Die

    It has been a while since I’ve seen “The Brain That Wouldn’t Die." Scream Factory just released it on Blu-ray and it looks absolutely fantastic. Scream Factory took the original negative and transferred and restored it to high definition...

  • Photo courtesy of Scream Factory Blu-Ray Review: Nightmares

    I am a huge fan of horror movie anthologies or movies that have several short stories in them. Sometimes all of the stories in the film tie together or have a common element in them, and sometimes they don’t. Scream Factory just released the 1983 film “Nightmares” on Blu-ray and I got the opportunity to watch a review copy...

  • Photo courtesy of Prima Games Review: Prima Games Xenoblade Chronicles X Collector's Edition Guide

    Last week I got the opportunity to review one of the best games so far on the Nintendo Wii U called “Xenoblade Chronicles X.” It's an open world role-playing game (RPG) that has tons of secrets and areas to explore...

  • Photo is courtesy of Scream Factory Blu-ray Review: The Car

    Thank you! Thank you! Thank you! Scream Factory for releasing “The Car” on Blu-ray. The movie is one of my favorite horror films, because it is so unique and extremely terrifying. The thing that makes “The Car” so scary is that there is no explanation of why the car is there and also who is driving it...

  • Photo courtesy of Scream Factory Blu-ray Review: The Dungeon Master and Eliminators Double Feature

    Scream Factory has just released a double feature of “The Dungeon Master” and “Eliminators” on Blu-ray and I really enjoyed watching both films.

    I had heard of “The Dungeon Master” and “Eliminators” but had never seen them until I received a review copy from Scream Factory.

  • Photo is courtesy of Nintendo Wii U Review: Xenoblade Chronicles X

    Wow, I just received a review code for Nintendo’s “Xenoblade Chronicles X” on the Wii U and it’s one of the best looking games that have been released on the system so far. “Xenoblade Chronicles X” is an exciting and very challenging role-playing game (RPG) that has a huge open world that you can explore for days and never see everything...

  • Photo courtesy of Shout Factory DVD Review: Mystery Science Theater 3000 Vol. XXXIV

    One of my all-time favorite shows originally created and produced here in Minnesota is “Mystery Science Theater 3000." “Mystery Science Theater 3000” debuted in 1987 and it wasn’t long before it was picked up by Comedy Central. It ended in 1999...

  • Photo courtesy of Aaron Chalich COLUMN: Exclusive Ant-Man Blu-ray

    A few weeks ago I reviewed Marvel's "Ant-Man" on Blu-ray and I really enjoyed it. Today I was sent an "Exclusive Marvel's Ant-Man" Blu-Ray Shrinky Set Toy and it's really cool...

  • Photo courtesy of Activision PS4 Game Review: Deadpool

    I just played one of the craziest games that I have ever played.  I must say that it is extremely fun and very addicting.  What is this game you might ask, well it’s Activision’s “Deadpool” for the PS4.

    I am a huge fan of the Marvel “Deadpool” comics and when I received a PSN code to download the game for review I was very excited.

  • Photo is courtesy of Square Enix PS4 Game Review: Just Cause 3: Day One Edition

    Rico Rodriguez is back in his biggest and most dangerous mission yet in Square Enix’s “Just Cause 3.”

    This past week I received a review copy of “Just Cause 3: Day One Edition” from Square Enix for the PS4 and it is awesome.

  • Photo courtesy of Scream Factory Blu-ray Review: The Garbage Pail Kids Movie Collector's Edition

    I’m sure a lot of you were like me and collected “The Garbage Pail Kids” cards back in the 80’s. In fact, I still have most of them and from time to time I run across them and get flashbacks of how much fun I had getting them.

  • Photo courtesy of Sony Computer Entertainment PS4 Review: Bloodborne: The Old Hunters DLC

    Sony Computer Entertainment released “Bloodborne” for the PS4 this year and it was probably one of the most challenging games I have played. The graphics are amazing.  The creatures, character’s and backgrounds looked fantastic.

     

  • Photo courtesy of Scream Factory Blu-ray and DVD Combo Pack Review: White of the Eye

    I am really enjoying all of these new releases from Scream Factory, because most of the titles I haven’t seen before. I just finished watching a review copy of the 1987 suspense thriller “White of the Eye” on Blu-ray and DVD...

  • Photo courtesy of Scream Factory Blu-ray and DVD Combo Pack Review: Bound To Vengeance

    I am still in awe from watching a review copy of Scream Factory’s “Bound To Vengeance,” a film released this month. “Bound To Vengeance” is a brilliant new thriller full of unexpected surprises horror fans are going to love...

  • Photo courtesy of EA Review: Star Wars Battlefront PS4

    Imagine sneaking through a forest and up in the distance you can see trees falling down. Then all of a sudden an enormous AT-AT appears just as a Stormtrooper flies by on a speeder bike. This past week I received a review code for EA’s “Star Wars Battlefront” on the PS4 and it is so awesome...

  • Photo courtesy of Prima Games Review: Prima Games Fallout 4 Vault Dweller’s Survival Guide Collector’s Edition

    A few weeks ago I received a review copy of Bethesda’s “Fallout 4” on the PS4 and it is an amazing game. There are so many things to do and discover in “Fallout 4” that you really need a guide to help you find everything. Prima Games just released the “Fallout 4 Vault Dweller’s Survival Guide Collector’s Edition” and it is exactly what I needed...

  • Photo courtesy of Click Communications Blu-ray Review: Ant-Man

    I am a huge fan of comics and superheroes and one character I really didn’t know much about was Marvel’s Ant-Man. I have read several comics where he made guest appearances in and knew his super power was shrinking down to the size of an ant. Disney Studios just released Marvel’s “Ant-Man” on Blu-ray 3D, Blu-ray, and Digital HD and I received a review copy and I really enjoyed it...

  • Blu-ray Review: Ghost Story

    Have you ever watched a film and forgot you had seen it before, and suddenly while you are watching the film it all comes back to you?

    That’s exactly what happened to me when I watched a review copy of Scream Factory’s “Ghost Story,” which is now available on Blu-ray.

  • Photo courtesy of Scream Factory Blu-ray Review: Troll and Troll II Double Feature

    I was extremely excited when I first heard that Scream Factory was going to be releasing a “Troll” and “Troll II” Double Feature on Blu-ray.

    This past week I received a review copy and it is everything I hoped for and more. Not only do you get “Troll” and “Troll II,” but you get a bonus DVD that includes a documentary called “Best Worst Movie” about “Troll II.”


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